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Brave new world: NSW biodiversity conservation reforms commence
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 14 2017

Sweeping changes to NSW biodiversity laws make statutory credits the currency of offsets for most development, but provide new offsetting


Evicting a tenant in breach of the lease: what's "reasonable time" to serve the termination notice?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 6 2013

Landlords who want to re-enter the premises and terminate a lease for a breach of covenant for a non-rent breach generally must serve a breach notice


When is a document executed as a deed in fact an agreement?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 16 2010

When is a document that states that it is "executed as a deed" not, in fact, a deed?


Estoppel: will equity help those with unclean hands?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 5 2015

Business prudence ordinarily requires that commercial leases be formalised, the terms clearly outlined and agreed between the parties, and any


Nine questions and answers for the new non-resident withholding tax (NRCGTWT)
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 12 2016

The new non-resident withholding tax applies to every contract entered into after 1 July 2016, subject to the three exemptions below. From 1 July


Victorian Planning Bill makes number of objectors a relevant consideration for decision-makers
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 11 2015

The proposed changes are a conscious step by the Victorian Parliament to afford decision-makers the express means by which to consider strong


Foreign resident capital gains tax withholding made simple
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 12 2016

Australian property vendors should apply online to the ATO to get a clearance certificate immediately a sale of relevant property is contemplated. The


Defective caveats are ineffective caveats
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 10 2016

Failure to comply may mean that the caveat will be ineffective to prevent registrations of interests inconsistent with the caveat or could be grounds


Leasing negotiations: when can a landlord's promise to a tenant give rise to damages?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 19 2015

Landlord and tenant negotiations can often result in encouragement or assurances being provided to the tenant, even on a casual basis. This recent


A new approach to biodiversity conservation and land management
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

The most significant changes to NSW biodiversity laws in at least a decade provide new opportunities and obligations for developers, infrastructure